American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having or exhibiting the power of fluent and persuasive speech; eloquent.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a smooth tongue, or fluent, plausible, or convin cing speech; eloquent.
- adj. expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
- From silver-tongue. (Wiktionary)
“As ambassador in Washington, Mr. Haqqani was often referred to as "silver-tongued," a man able to communicate effectively with officials of different political persuasions.”
“Those who arrived in that historic election aren't ready to dub the silver-tongued, silver-haired Georgian the answer to Mitt Romney just yet.”
“He’d been called silver-tongued by more than one lover in the past.”
“The silver-tongued Clent charms her with "phrases as vivid and strange as spices".”
“There are deadly bar brawls, living gods made of molten bronze, silver-tongued demons, razor-clawed gargoyles, talking green-eyed spiders and page after page of broken bones and spilled blood.”
“Michael Sata, the silver-tongued victor who once worked for British Rail, may himself be from the liberation generation but he harnessed the frustrations of the young.”
“Here are three techniques of top performers that you can use in your own workplace interactions to be more persuasive and influential by Monday morning: 1. Lose your attachments: We tend to think of great persuaders as silver-tongued devils who manipulate others.”
“The three overlapping tales are told in rhyming monologues and feature among them a mother driven to violent revenge, a young girl looking for love and a silver-tongued serial killer.”
“Whenever anything goes wrong, politicians begin blaming their messaging operations, as if a better-chosen sound bite by a more silver-tongued aide would have spared them the consequences of their actions.”
“Because America voted for silver-tongued eloquence and sparkling debate performances in 2008.”
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